How long does it take to get to the International Space Station (ISS) and back? “The trip takes a lifetime,” according to Col. Chris Hadfield. In his book, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life On Earth, Hadfield describes what the “right stuff” looks like, feels like and costs. The “cost” part is something he wants us to reframe. Some would say the cost included time spent behind the scenes in endless training, filling other ground-based jobs, helping other astronauts be successful, and marketing space exploration to the world. But he remembers it differently.
To Hadfield, training and . . .
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